Risk & Pension Consultant

  • Location:

    Reading, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Financial Services

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Paul Covey

  • Contact email:

    paul.covey@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/548947

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-02-19

  • Start date:

    20/01/2020 14:30:23

I am currently working with a large Pension Consultancy that due to continued growth are looking for a Risk and Pension Consultant.

To be considered for this role you will have up to five years' experience already in a group risk role, who has completed GR1, with knowledge of Defined Contribution, Defined Benefit and group risk arrangements - although individuals with relevant experience may be considered.

You may be part way through or have attained PMI or FCA approved advisor (e.g. CII or equivalent) qualifications; however, consideration will be given to others.

Key responsibilities

  • Manage and grow the group risk portfolio to include delivery of results to clients
  • Undertake day to day administration support for group risk clients
  • Develop relationships with insurers, Work with clients to ensure they have an understanding of the range of services available
  • Provide support to the pensions and group risk teams, as appropriate.
  • Manage and assist with ad-hoc projects as necessary
  • Prepare for, attend and follow up from client meetings.
  • Draft minutes from client meetings within agreed timescales and ensure action points are communicated to relevant parties and actions followed up
  • Attendance at and participation in internal technical training sessions.
  • Developing understanding and knowledge of pension and ancillary benefits and the supporting regulatory framework.
  • Producing Trustee Meeting packs for forthcoming meetings
  • With the assistance of a senior colleague prepare for, attend and follow up from client and trustee meetings
  • Prioritisation and planning of personal workflow.
  • Daily client administration duties.
  • Undertake, with assistance of senior colleague, all or some of the following:-
    • - Assisting with Trustees Annual Report
    • - Drafting for the annual Members Newsletter
    • - Drafting minutes of meetings
  • Drafting member communications

Reward package, typical benefits can include:

  • Competitive salary
  • Participation in Discretionary Bonus Scheme
  • 25 days holiday
  • Pension Plan
  • Flexible Benefits Scheme to support you in and out of work, helping you look after you and your family covering Security & Protection, Health & Wellbeing, Lifestyle
  • Life Assurance cover

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